Originally created 05/14/00

Mr. Joseph Blandford



WAYNESBORO, Ga. - Mr. Joseph Rowlands Blandford, 81, of Fourth Street, died Saturday, May 13, 2000, at his residence.

A memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church with Drs. Robert Buchanan and Al Wright officiating. Entombment will be in Burke Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Blandford, a native of Edwardsville, Pa., had retired from Southern Bell, from the Georgia National Guard and as a major from the Army. He was a veteran of World War II. He was a member of Waynesboro American Legion Post 120, Railsplitters Society 84th Infantry Division and First Baptist Church.

Survivors include a son, Joseph L. Blandford, Waynesboro; a daughter, Rebecca Blandford Campbell, North Augusta; a brother, Thomas W. Blandford, Myrtle Beach, S.C.; and four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Alzheimers Foundation, c/o The Wimberly House, Attn. Harriett Dolin.

The family will receive friends at DeLoach Funeral Home after the service .

The Augusta Chronicle May 14, 2000